Blink Charging Co. (OTC: CCGI) (“Blink Charging”), a leading owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced that the Company has executed an agreement with Temple University (“Temple”), a top public university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for the operation and maintenance of six Blink® EV charging stations. The two charging stations in front of Johnson and Hardwick Residence Hall on Main Campus are available to the public, and the four charging stations at the Carlisle West Garage on the Health Sciences Campus are available to those who pay to park in garage. All six stations operate on the Blink network, the software that manages, monitors, and tracks the stations and all its charging data.
“We are proud to work with top-ranked Temple University to help bolster their commitment to achieving climate neutrality and establish mechanisms for tracking progress on their climate action plan,” said Mike Calise, Blink Charging’s Chief Executive Officer. “Blink’s EV charging stations and network features allow Temple to access standard and custom reports, which can provide the necessary documentation to track their sustainability metrics, including greenhouse gases reduced, as well as oil barrels and fuel gallons saved.”
“As an urban institution that is deeply engaged with its communities, Temple is committed to creating a sustainable campus environment and culture,” said Kathleen Grady, Temple University’s Director of Sustainability. “The Blink EV chargers are an important part of Temple’s sustainability initiatives to reduce transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions.”
Blink® Level 2 chargers are able to rapidly recharge electric cars, and accept payment with the Blink InCard or major credit card via the Blink mobile application, Blink Network website, or Blink customer support. Blink’s free membership offers drivers discounted charging fees on select public EV chargers on the Blink network. Drivers can pinpoint Blink EV charging station locations and become a Blink member via www.BlinkCharging.com. Drivers can also initiate charging sessions via the Blink mobile application.
About Blink Charging
Blink Charging Co. (Nasdaq: BLNK, BLNKW) is a leader in electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment that has deployed over 23,000 charging stations, many of which are networked EV charging stations, enabling EV drivers to easily charge at any of its charging locations worldwide. The Company’s principal line of products and services is its Blink EV charging network (“Blink Network”), EV charging equipment, and EV charging services. The Blink Network utilizes a proprietary cloud-based software that operates, maintains, and tracks the EV charging stations connected to the network and the associated charging data. With global EV purchases forecasted to rise to 10 million by 2025 from approximately 2 million in 2019, the Company has established key strategic partnerships to rollout adoption across numerous location types, including parking facilities, multi-family residences and condos, workplace locations, healthcare/medical facilities, schools and universities, airports, auto dealers, hotels, mixed-use municipal locations, parks and recreation areas, religious institutions, restaurants, retailers, stadiums, supermarkets, and transportation hubs. For more information please visit: https://blinkcharging.com/.